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Universal Switches Out The Next “Bourne” For F. Gary Gray’s N.W.A. Biopic

Universal Switches Out The Next "Bourne" For F. Gary Gray's N.W.A. Biopic

Universal has decided to delay Justin Lin’s untitled Jason Bourne sequel from next summer to July 15th, 2016.  Jeremy Renner will return as Bourne.  The company also announced an August 14, 2015 slot for “Straight Outta Compton” from director F. Gary Gray.  The film is the biopic of the rap group N.W.A. which featured future solo stars Dr. Dre and Ice Cube.  Gray’s directing credits include the Ice Cube starrer “Friday” and 2003’s “The Italian Job”, which featured Mark Wahlberg and Charlize Theron.

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